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PFA Public WORKSHOPS

Learn expert strategies to help create your college and career plan

3 Steps To College Planning & Career Success

A 60-minute workshop designed to educate families about the best practices and key deadlines of the college planning process by covering topics including college admissions, paying for college, college transition, professional development and career planning. Free and open to the public.

 


20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop - Wheaton Public Library (3S)

Mon, Jan 27 7:00 PM

Wheaton Public Library

Meeting Room A | 225 North Cross Street Wheaton, IL 60187

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20 Tips To College Planning Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S) - Free Event

Tue, Feb 4 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Meeting Room A Naperville, IL 60564

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop at La Grange Library (3S)

Wed, Feb 5 7:00 PM

La Grange Public Library

10 W Cossitt Ave | La Grange, IL 60525

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop - Hinsdale South High School (3S)

Tue, Feb 18 7:00 PM

Hinsdale South High School

7401 South Clarendon Hills Road | Little Theater Darien, IL 60561

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20 Tips To College Planning Success - Oswego East High School - Community Room (3S) - Free Event

Wed, Feb 19 7:00 PM

Oswego East High School - Community Room

1525 Harvey Road | Oswego, IL 60543

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20 Tips to College Planning Success Workshop - HelloCollege (3S)

Sat, Feb 22 9:00 AM

HelloCollege/Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | 10th Floor - Suite 1010 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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20 Tips To College Planning Success - Nichols Library - Naperville (3S) - Free Event

Wed, Mar 4 7:00 PM

Nichols Library

200 West Jefferson Avenue | Community Room Naperville, IL 60540

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20 Tips to College Planning Success at Wheaton Warrenville South High School hosted by the WWSHS Tiger PAWS- HelloCollege (3S)

Thu, Mar 5 7:00 PM

Wheaton Warrenville South High School

1993 Tiger Trl | Auditorium Wheaton, IL 60189

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20 Tips To College Planning Success Workshop - HelloCollege (3S)

Tue, Mar 10 7:00 PM

HelloCollege/Partners For Achievement Headquarters

1 Mid America Plaza | Floor 10 - Suite 1010 Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181

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20 Tips to College Planning Success at Lyons Township High School - The Corral (3S)

Mon, Mar 16 7:00 PM

Lyons Township High School - The Corral

| 4940 Willow Springs Road Western Springs, IL 60558

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20 Tips To College Planning Success - Naperville Public Library - 95th Street (3S) - Free Event

Mon, May 4 7:00 PM

Naperville Public Library - 95th Street

3015 Cedar Glade Road | Meeting Room A Naperville, IL 60564

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Host a PFA Workshop

Partners For Achievement welcomes the opportunity to share our passion and expertise. Since our inception, we have partnered with more than 60 schools, community organizations (libraries, churches, chambers of commerce, and non-profits), sports programs and corporations to host one of our 3 Steps to College Planning and Career Success workshops.

 

Please let us know if you are interested in hosting an evening or weekend seminar, a lunch-and-learn at your office or contact us for information regarding our booster club, PTO and sports fundraisers.

 

Contact our Community Outreach Director: outreach@pfachievement.com

Workshop Presentation Topics
College Planning: Admissions & Applications

School List Development – Major Selection – College Visits

Resume Building – Essay Writing – ACT/SAT Test Prep

College Interviews – Application Recommendations – Deadlines

 

Paying for College: Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid Overview – FAFSA – CSS Profile

Need-Based Aid – Private Scholarships – Merit Money

Budget Parameters – Award Assessments – Financial Aid Appeals

 

Student Mentoring: College Transition & Career Readiness

Goal Setting – Support Services – Degree Requirements

Identifying Mentors – Networking Tips – Career Readiness

Job Shadowing – Internship Opportunities – Job Search

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